City seeks interested individuals to help implement northwest parking plan
(PORTLAND, Ore.) – The Portland Bureau of Transportation announced today that it is seeking interested individuals to help implement the Northwest District Parking Management Plan, which City Council adopted on December 12, 2012. Council directed that a Transportation Management Association (TMA) be formed to advise on the implementation of the parking plan. The City is now accepting applications.
Responsibilities of the TMA include advising on priorities for funding projects and programs, implementing travel demand and parking management programs, monitoring and reporting on transportation and parking issues in the district, facilitating the shared use of off-street parking, and evaluating and advising on the implementation of each phase of the parking plan.
The TMA will have 18 voting members with representation from the following groups:
- Chair (1)
- At Large Residents (6)
- Accessibility Advocate (1)
- Bike/Pedestrian Advocate (1)
- At Large Businesses (4)
- Public School (1)
- Private School (1)
- Hospital (1)
- Non-Profit Organization (1)
- Hillside Neighborhood (1)
Individuals interested in parking and transportation issues that affect residents, businesses and visitors in the northwest district are encouraged to submit an application. Forms and more information are available online. Applications must be received no later than Friday, January 25, 2013.